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by the director and our mayor, ed lee and the united states attorney for the northern district melinda hague. i can't begin to express how impact the time was for all and i have no doubt our students will make examples on campuses and making a difference in others and finally we have a presentation for the student performance gains over the last five years. without stealing the thunder from the presenters later this evening i am happy to say our students are learning at greater levels than before. while we take this evening to celebrate there is much to be done and we count on everyone to focus on student learning as we move forward in difficult economic times and with they would like to echo the words of the board president, "go giants" . >> thank you superintendent. so let's go over to item c, recognitions and resolutions of accommodation. again superintendent carranza for the rave awards. >> thank you president yee. we have two recognitions one comondation this evening so i would like to call for the rave service award and ms. rico from cesar chavez school. >> good evening president yee,
francisco, open government. on the overhead, i sent you the copy of the constitution of the united states which i feels compels to bring this to a commission meeting. members of the public who are listening, this is a copy of the current agenda and as you see, there it says as most city agendas do, know your rights under the sunshine ordinance. what we have here is an order of determination, dated march 1, 2011 against the police commission. and i will read it in part. findings of fact (inaudible) law, judging from the testimony and evidence presented (inaudible) comments to the commission constituted criticism protected by 67-15 d. and the commission abridged that in violation of the same. i say that because i knew it wouldn't be unusual to have the same thing happen again and last week at this meeting you did the same damn thing you did at that meeting. you rearranged your agenda moving public comment to the third item. and as a result a number of people whose names i got were forced to leave without leaving public comment because they had timed their attendance to the agenda that you h
five months ago on the united states department of justice website, and i immediately... they realize that had there is an issue of access and they are starting to explore and so we are way ahead of the curv and thank you chief and for all of your involvement. so thank you. >> thank you so much. >> okay. please call line item two b. >> line item 2 b. occ's director report. discussion, review of recent activities. >> good evening. director hiks. >> good evening, members of the commission, i have no none to report. i have nothing this evening. >> are there any questions for director hiks this evening. >> thank you very much. please call line item 2 c. >> commissioner reports to discussion, commission president's report. >> just briefly i want to thank the chief i actually called them yesterday because of my concern. there is a lot going on in the city but there seems to be a lot of traffic and really out of control, especially out here tonight. and i hope that when the city planners put these things together that there are so many events that you realize to get around the city and so i
of the healthiest cities in the u.s. and ranked from business week as the best city in the united states, you know, it's hard to believe that none of these particular employees had any health care expenses at all. >> that was in 2011, right? >> no, actually, two days ago, that's u.s. city -- >> no, no. >> that's every year, but in terms of data, 2011? >> yes. >> and this isn't criticism, you can't have data that doesn't exist yet in terms of the collection, but -- and maybe you want to go to one of your colleagues in terms of addressing given the change many the law, we know there was a problem before and we can sgraoe or disagree whether the legislation that was passed and signed was the best or not the best way that he we had a disagreement on the board, we can agree there was a change? >> we agree, and so based on your response then and based on what's going forward, i'd like to turn the podium over to my colleagues, kay evans and matthew could cohen to address the issue. >> just one second, i think the reason i'm bringing this up is -- and i don't want to speak for president chu, we're comin
in the upper units almost exclusively, it's pretty much all retail, i think the rest have housing and you already said that they're consistent with the general plan for the reasons stated and then the final one was the sustainable communities and what's more sustainable than keeping what we've already got and not having to tear it down and build something new, so it seems that this is extremely well thought of and these are beautiful buildings and i agree also with ms. esther the ground floors need a little work because often we assess the character of a building and we don't -- or maybe are distracted by its beauty by what may be going on in the first floor, perhaps not the use but works well with the building itself or is appealing in and of *it for people to be drawn to the thing but that's an ongoing process and as things hopefully begin to become more economically viable along market particularly, this part of market, these buildings will be the centerpiece and i hope they're the template of what's built to fill in the vast spaces that exist around these and we have con tech churl ar
. redevelopment is dissolved and gone. state dissolution law prevails and the sole purpose and the narrow focus of this body is to complete these surviving projects. it is imperative given the level of affordable housing delivery to thousands of units that would be delivered in these major approved projects. the jobs that would be generated as a result of not only construction, but permanent jobs that would be generated. it is well over in the tens and tens of thousands. we know that redevelopment does have a long history and past. this is not the redevelopment of the past. its sole focus is this narrow box to implement. the redevelopment commission of the entire structure was appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the board through the vetting process. to have the five members to be appointed by the mayor and confirmed through the board's process. it is imperative, given the confusing and changing nature, literally, every day we get new guidance from the department of finance in order to respond to their request, in order to honor our commitments to these communities and these private invest
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